Calderon to be commencement speaker at Stanford

January 19, 2011 5:55:32 AM PST
Mexican President Felipe Calderon will be the commencement speaker for this year's graduating class at Stanford.

In a statement explaining the choice, Stanford called Calderon a respected foreign leader who's been involved in public service his entire life - and whose country is vitally intertwined with the U.S.

Stanford's 120th commencement speech will be held June 12 at Stanford Stadium.